Vocational education cannot be an afterthought, business leaders say
15.08.23 Business and education leaders are calling for urgent reform and investment for vocational education, amid reports of chronic...Read more
North-South education divide widens at GCSE and A-Level
25.08.22 The attainment gap between north and south is growing both at GCSE and A-Level, with education and business...Read more
Can ‘Smart’ Opportunity Areas help close the education disadvantage gap?
28.01.22 In 2016, Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening introduced a new initiative to increase social mobility in...Read more
North East A-Level results fall behind
10.08.21 There were more worrying signs of a growing North-South divide in education today, as A-Level students across the...Read more
Former Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield joins NPP
26.07.21 The former Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield is joining the board of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP)...Read more
Government’s ‘tunnel vision’ in education is failing to help children in deprived areas, shadow schools minister warns
11.03.21 The shadow minister for schools has warned that the government’s “tunnel vision” in education is failing to help...Read more
Disadvantage to deprived Northern pupils compounded by weeks of lost learning
16.12.20 Northern pupils are still facing the biggest disruption to learning this year, the Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) has...
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Number of disadvantaged pupils soars by 288,000
23.11.20 Top-up school funding must be targeted at the children who need it most, says the chair of the...
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